Brigham Young University

Speaker cancels talk at BYU, says school 'fundamentally violates' religious freedom

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Religion

Brigham Young University plans to raze 80-year-old building

Allen Hall has been a residence hall, a museum and a mission center.

College & University

SNAMM '18 - Old Blood Noise Endeavors Alpha Haunt Fuzz, Dweller Phase Repeater & Reflector Chorus Demos

<i>Premier Guitar</i> editorial director Shawn Hammond oversees planning, management, and execution of all <i>PG</i> articles, videos, audio, and social-media …

Guitar

Stopping a tiny -- and deadly -- fly in its tracks

New research presents a technique that could help treat African sleeping sickness, which impacts millions in sub-Saharan Africa and -- in its late …

Sub-Saharan Africa

LGBTQ students wanted to start a club. Three years later, BYU still hasn’t decided if the group will be recognized.

Brigham Young University has 257 recognized clubs on its private and conservative Provo campus. There’s the Abracadabra magician society, a band of …

LGBTQI

Today's dads are engaging more with their kids: Fatherhood norms shifting alongside masculinity

Fatherhood norms shifting alongside masculinity<p>Whether it's physically being there for a baseball game or piano recital, or emotionally being there …

Fatherhood

Mothers with high emotional, cognitive control help their children behave: Study has implications for reducing harsh verbal parenting and poor child behavior

Study has implications for reducing harsh verbal parenting and poor child behavior<p>A new parenting study finds that the greater emotional control and …

Parenting

ASTRID S. TUMINEZ

ASTRID S. TUMINEZ has been named president of Utah Valley University, effective Fall 2018. Tuminez is currently the regional director for corporate, …

Harvard

BWW TV Exclusive: From BYU to NYC- Brigham Young University Alumni and Students Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions!

You may not know this, but our friendly neighborhood Broadway buddy, Ben Cameron, grew up in the Mormon church, just miles away from Brigham Young …

College & University

3-D Gets Real

<i>; Credit: Dan Smalley Lab, Brigham Young University</i>The Loh Down On ScienceFree the man in the phone!This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on …

California

Utah beats BYU for second straight time, snaps six-game skid

<b>Provo •</b> Utah left fielder Chandler Anderson’s night at BYU ended a lot better than it did the last time the former Park City High baseball star was …

Salt Lake City

How One Woman Left Her Survivalist Roots for Academia

Tara Westover has a doctorate in history from Cambridge University, but she didn't step into a classroom until she was seventeen. Born and raised by fanatical survivalists in Idaho, Westover was taught to prepare for the end of the world and worked salvaging scrap metal in her father’s junkyard. …

Survivalism

Campus Notes - Farmington College Students

Notable accomplishments by college students who reside in Farmington.<p>FARMINGTON, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college …

College & University

Former Mormon Missionary Center Leader Accused Of Sexual Assault

A 55-year-old woman claims she was assaulted at a missionary training center in 1984.<p>Years-old sexual abuse allegations against a former Mormon missionary leader were published on a whistleblowing website this week, prompting a public pledge from the Utah-based church that it would discipline the …

Crime

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

Brigham Young University

Noted speaker shares thoughts about anxiety, smartphones, and the kindness of a Buffalo Bill

Motivational speaker Bob Kittell figures he’s talked to more than 5 million people around the world during his 30-year career, including more than …

Terry Bradshaw

An Ancient Book Blasted with High-Powered X-Rays Reveals Text Erased Centuries Ago

A book of 10th-century psalms recovered from St. Catherine’s Monastery on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula is an impressive artifact in itself. But the …

U.S. Department of Energy

The Sneaky Tip That Can Help You Lose the Last 7 Pounds

It’s a tale as old as time. You’ve come far in your weight loss, found a diet and exercise that work for you, and shed your goal weight — well, most …

Nutrition

Having Sisters Makes You A Better Person

3 months ago<p>Growing up with sisters really is the best and worst of times. They’re your best friends but also steal your favorite shoes and never …

Siblings

SIBLINGS: Having Sisters Makes You A Better Person.

3 months ago<p>(Getty)<p>Growing up with sisters really is the best and worst of times. They’re your best friends but also steal your favorite shoes and …

Psychology

Could your phone be ruining your relationship?

Ah, date night. A cute outfit, a drool-worthy plate of gluten-free fettuccini, a few kombucha cocktails… and both of you mindlessly checking your …

Relationships

Countless archaeological sites at risk in Trump oil and gas auction

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah – A steep rock ledge, known locally as Ruin Point, stands sentinel over public lands rich with Native American antiquities …

Archaeology

Why College Republicans Are Channeling Donald Trump

‘The Most Hated Person on Campus’: Why Some College Republicans Are Channeling Donald Trump <b><br>The president is dividing conservative students at a time</b> …

Anti-Defamation League

A “Women In Math” Event Flyer At Brigham Young University Advertised Only Men Speakers & No, That Isn’t A Typo

Every woman knows these realities: Power imbalances in workplaces, a lack of recognition for work, an almost laughable gap between the salaries that …

Salt Lake City

Students Calling for Gun Control Can't Vote Yet. But Age Hasn't Stopped Young Activists in the Past

Less than a week after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., left 17 dead, survivors announced that they’re planning …

U.S. Politics

Trump endorses Romney for U.S. Senate seat

President Donald Trump on Monday night threw his full support behind Mitt Romney's bid to be the next U.S. senator from Utah, writing on Twitter that …

Donald Trump

Headfirst With a Helmet, and Headlong Without

Courtney Webb and Ryan Spencer were dating for less than eight months before they decided to take the plunge.<p>“My parents were like, ‘Whoa, are you sure you’re ready to get married? This is moving along really, really fast, but if you’re happy, we’re happy,’” said Ms. Webb, 29, who lives in …

Mormonism

Mitt Romney announces US Senate run in Utah

Mitt Romney announced Friday he will run for U.S. Senate in Utah to succeed the retiring Orrin Hatch, seeking a political comeback six years after his unsuccessful presidential campaign against then-President Barack Obama.<p>Romney announced on Twitter: "I am running for United States Senate to serve …

U.S. Politics

Mitt Romney expected to announce bid for Utah Senate seat Friday

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his bid to run for the U.S. Senate seat in Utah on Friday.<p>Romney was supposed to announce his campaign Thursday in a video posted online but pushed off the announcement “out of respect” for the high school shooting victims …

U.S. Politics

Romney postpones announcement on Senate race after shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump.<p>Romney, who once called Trump "a phony" who was unfit for …

Republicans